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Sport Chase Elliott wins Busch Pole Award for playoff race at Kansas

17:00  14 october  2020
17:00  14 october  2020 Source:   nascar.com

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a close up of a car: Chase Elliott wins Busch Pole Award for playoff race at Kansas Chase Elliott wins Busch Pole Award for playoff race at Kansas Chase Elliott won the Busch Pole Award for Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET on NBC/NBC Sports App, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), host of the opener of the Round of 8 in the NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.

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Elliott’s No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet will share the front row with the No. 22 Team Penske Ford of Joey Logano, who rated second in the performance metric calculations. That pair placed 1-2 in last Sunday’s Bank of America Roval 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Road Course.


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See the full starting lineup for Sunday’s race below (P = Playoff eligible):

StartDriverCar #Team
1Chase Elliott (P)9Hendrick Motorsports
2Joey Logano (P)22Team Penske
3Kurt Busch (P)1Chip Ganassi Racing
4Kevin Harvick (P)4Stewart-Haas Racing
5Martin Truex Jr. (P)19Joe Gibbs Racing
6Alex Bowman (P)88Hendrick Motorsports
7Denny Hamlin (P)11Joe Gibbs Racing
8Brad Keselowski (P)2Team Penske
9Ryan Blaney12Team Penske
10William Byron24Hendrick Motorsports
11Erik Jones20Joe Gibbs Racing
12Clint Bowyer14Stewart-Haas Racing
13Cole Custer41Stewart-Haas Racing
14Jimmie Johnson48Hendrick Motorsports
15Tyler Reddick8Richard Childress Racing
16Aric Almirola10Stewart-Haas Racing
17Austin Dillon3Richard Childress Racing
18Matt DiBenedetto21Wood Brothers Racing
19Ryan Preece37JTG Daugherty Racing
20Kyle Busch18Joe Gibbs Racing
21Chris Buescher17Roush Fenway Racing
22Christopher Bell95Leavine Family Racing
23Ricky Stenhouse Jr.47JTG Daugherty Racing
24Bubba Wallace43Richard Petty Motorsports
25Ty Dillon13Germain Racing
26Michael McDowell34Front Row Motorsports
27Daniel Suarez96Gaunt Brothers Racing
28Ryan Newman6Roush Fenway Racing
29Corey LaJoie32Go Fas Racing
30Matt Kenseth42Chip Ganassi Racing
31Quin Houff00StarCom Racing
32John Hunter Nemechek38Front Row Motorsports
33James Davison53Rick Ware Racing
34JJ Yeley27Rick Ware Racing
35Brennan Poole15Premium Motorsports
36Reed Sorenson77Spire Motorsports
37Timmy Hill66MBM Motorsports
38Joey Gase51Petty Ware Racing
39Josh Bilicki7Tommy Baldwin Racing
40Chad Finchum49MBM Motorsports
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